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Friday July 18, 2008

North Carolina: Former Mississippi State graduate assistant, Paul Gonnella, has been hired as the director of player personnel at UNC. 

North Carolina A&T: John McKenzie will be the offensive coordinator. Tayrone Odums will assume the responsibility of defensive coordinator. Myron Jackson named defensive line coach. Chris Robinson named outside linebackers coach.

Samford University: Joe Sicolla hired as director of football operations. Sicolla previously served as an assistant coach at Gulf Shores High School in Alabama.

UW-Stevens Point: Mike Heffernan hired as offensive line coach / recruiting coordinator. Heffernan coached the defensive line at Northern State in 2007. Also, Casey Morgan and Nick Venden have been hired as graduate assistant coaches. 

Washington Redskins: Veteran coach Don Breaux is retiring after 27 years due to a heart condition. Breaux spent 17 years coaching in Washington.

JOB OPENINGS:

Bethany College: located in Lindsborg, KS, is accepting applications for a Defensive Line or Linebacker's Coach. This is a nine month position which includes the responsibility of supervising and scheduling work study for the Strength Facility. Compensation is approximately $5,600. No room or board is provided. Coaching or playing experience required. Bethany College is a member of the NAIA and Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference. Please email or fax information to Head Coach Jamie Cruce at crucej@bethanylb.edu fax 785-227-2021.

Cleveland Gladiators: The Gladiators are seeking a player personnel intern for the fall of 2008. This is an unpaid position with flexible hours that will run through December of 2008. Anyone interested should e-mail a resume and cover letter to gladiatorsintern@ymail.com